August 27, 2012
Here’s the second part of Enferno’s live remix set performed at DJ Expo in Atlantic City. If you didn’t catch the first part, we strongly recommend that you check it out, and listen carefully to the audio quality while you’re at it. The audio for the entire set – parts one, two, three, and four – were all recorded with the internal microphone of a Zoom H4N.…
July 7, 2012
We got to hear Enferno describe how he uses the Casio XW-G1 in our previous post and now it’s time to see it in action. It seems like there is a lot of talk about what DJ’s do and don’t do while performing. Some have said they are just glorified button pushers, while others use their musical knowledge to create awesome live remixes. Enferno creates some sweet loops all on the XW-G1 (no Ableton Live needed here), combining it all with turntables and Maschine. Enferno is a great example of how musical knowledge and technology can produce new dynamic performances.…
July 3, 2012
The night was fast approaching and it wouldn’t be long before DJ Enferno was spinning for an excited crowd at Opera, one of Atlanta’s hottest clubs. I arrived with the rest of the UniqueSquared video team in the middle of soundcheck. Thankfully, DJ Enferno had some time after to talk to us and put together a demo on the Casio keyboard that he uses in his live remix setup. It’s Casio’s XW-G1, a member of their new XW line of professional keyboards.
At first I was skeptical. When I think of Casio, I don’t think of professional keyboards. I hear Casio and I think of G-Force watches and remember the cheesy little 61-key digital piano that I got for Christmas when I was twelve. Don’t get me wrong, I loved that keyboard and played with it for hours and hours as a child. Even now when I find myself …